30-60-90 day plans are typically presentations you make to your employer during your final round interview. They cover what you plan to do in your new role in the first 30, 60, and 90 days.

Creating a 30-60-90 day plan is an amazing way to differentiate yourself as high-potential talent. Not only will it demonstrate your enthusiasm, it can also be an opportunity to showcase both your expertise and strategic planning skills.

Before we move on to my recommended 30-60-90 day plan structure, I want to remind you that this is a baseline template that needs to be customized to the unique role, organization, and industry you’re applying to. The more you tailor it to what you’re targeting, the easier it will be to create a message that will resonate with your Hiring Manager.

Here is my 30-60-90 day plan structure for you to leverage in your next interview!

Month 1: Focus on Meeting and Learning

During your first month at any new role, you should be like a sponge. Learn everything, meet everyone, and gain an understanding of your new environment so that you can set yourself up for success. Your goal should be to gain a holistic understanding of the business and how your department and team operates.

Month 2: Focus on Planning and Pitching

Now that you’ve gained insights by connecting with key players, you’ll be more comfortable in your environment and caught up to speed on priorities. It’s now time to differentiate yourself as a proactive employee. Month two is your time to formulate your ideas and plans for the future.

Month 3: Focus on Executing and Performing

During the past month, you will have demonstrated your eagerness and enthusiasm by positioning yourself as a proactive employee. Now that you’ve reached out to your manager about your project ideas, it’s time to execute them while maintaining high-performance throughout your daily responsibilities. By demonstrating your value by delivering high-quality work while also coordinating your own projects, you’ll show that you’re capable of going above and beyond.